Never stop tweaking the manual & always listen deeply with your eyes, ears and hands

Alison Dunn

One Day Training Course

  • Learn innovative, progressive and advanced specialist techniques to connect with compassion
  • Improve communication and fulfill unmet needs with practical tools and skills
  • Explore ways of communicating and easing anxiety and reducing medication needs through nurturing touch
  • Provide meaningful engagement through truly “person centred” and “holistic” approaches
  • Increase confidence and competence working in this field
  • For qualified bodywork therapists, carers, family, friends and dementia professionals

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One-to-one Training


One-to-one may be preferable because you would like a personal touch, one-to-one is your preferred style of learning or one of the planned dates does not suit you. 1-1 training provides you with flexibilty of training to suit your specific needs and goals. Please click on the one-to-one training button. It is a good idea to get in touch 1st so that you can confirm a date that is suitable for us both.

After sucessfully completing the course, either in a group one-to-one, qualified therapists will gain CPD points with one or more of the professional bodies. Carers and other professionals will receive a certificate of attendance.

The course was far wider than just massage and I have been trying things out with the dementia people in one of the care homes I visit with remarkable results. One lady who just sits and does not interact with anyone happily told us all about the war and what Windsor was like when she was a young girl

JC, Massage Therapist, Fleet, Hants

An opportunity to learn how to enable people who have dementia feel comfortable about having massage & nurturing touch, learning specialist techniques that reflect understanding the world from your client or loved one’s perspective.